Morning Cram
7:56 am
Tue January 8, 2013

The Morning Cram [lil' pythagoras edition]

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From NPR: One Maryland high school math teacher is using rap to capture his students’ interest. Expect rhymes about the quadratic formula and the Pythagorean Theorem from Mr. Scott’s alter ego, 2 Pi.

Kentucky: State lawmakers start their session today where they are expected to tackle tax reform and the problematic pension system.

Tennessee: A state judge will decide today whether the Department of Children’s Services must release information regarding the deaths of children in its care to The Tennessean and other media outlets.

Illinois: The solution to the worst-in-the-country Illinois pension crisis is still uncertain as the last full day of the lame-duck legislative session approaches. House committees have approved two separate measures to allow illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses and to expand Medicaid.